Violation Detail

Standard Cited: 5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 100490705 Citation: 02002 Issuance: 11/20/1989 ReportingID: 0214200

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:12/12/1989
Abatement Date:12/05/1989 X Nr Exposed:300 Final Order:12/23/1991
Initial Penalty: $10,000.00 REC: Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $600.00 Gravity:10 Haz Category:EXPLOSION

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 11/20/1989 $10,000.00 12/05/1989 Willful  
Penalty J: ALJ Decision 12/23/1991 $600.00 12/05/1989 Serious  

Text For Citation: 02 Item/Group: 002 Hazard: EXPLOSION

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to: Employees were exposed to serious injury or death as a result of potential explosion due to conductive shoes not being tested on a daily basis to insure proper resistance from the employees to ground. a) Howard Boulevard, Kenvil, N.J. When on occasion tests were conducted; there were no supervisory checks done on employees conducting tests to determine if testing of shoes are made as reported weekly. Employees self-certified testing. Among other methods, one feasible and acceptable method to correct the hazard is to implement supervisory assurance and documentation of the